New York Theatre Workshop Wraps Up Season with Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac in THREE SISTERS and MoreNew York Theatre Workshop Wraps Up Season with Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac in THREE SISTERS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces the final two productions for its 2019/20 season. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHTLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Commissioned by the Playhouse, The Coast Starlight runs August 20 - September 15 (press opening: Sunday, August 25 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award RecipientsDramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

The Dramatists Guild of America is has announced the co-recipients of the 2019 Lanford Wilson Award are Abe Koogler and Charly Evon Simpson. Their awards will be presented at the Guild's annual awards ceremony on Monday, July 29, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre's Penthouse Lobby in New York. (more...)

LCT3 to Produce Sylvia Khoury's POWER STRIP Directed by Tyne RafaeliLCT3 to Produce Sylvia Khoury's POWER STRIP Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

This fall, Lincoln Center TheaterLCT3 will produce the world premiere of POWER STRIP, a new play by Sylvia Khoury, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, which will begin performances Saturday, October 5 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, November 17 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, October 21. (more...)

Fountain Theatre and East West Players Present HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBOFountain Theatre and East West Players Present HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Creation myths and family histories meld in a wildly theatrical, startling new comedy that explores what it means to walk the edge between cultures.  (more...)

Margo Seibert, Andrew R. Butler, and More Join Powerhouse SeasonMargo Seibert, Andrew R. Butler, and More Join Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the next wave of casting for the highly anticipated 35th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which continues through Sunday, July 28. (more...)

Breaking: Tony Awards Announces 2019-2020 Nominating CommitteeBreaking: Tony Awards Announces 2019-2020 Nominating Committee
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer ConferenceJessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Melisa Tien's SWELL to Explore The Personal Immigration Stories Of 10 ComposersMelisa Tien's SWELL to Explore The Personal Immigration Stories Of 10 Composers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

SWELL is a music-theatre work that weaves together ten original avant-garde/new music compositions written by ten richly inventive composers drawing from their personal histories as immigrants and children of immigrants. Their unique, surprising, and deeply human stories are told through voice, piano, cello, and violin in this music-based contribution to the global immigration narrative. (more...)

Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Fest Announces Top 30 PlaywrightsSamuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Fest Announces Top 30 Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Samuel French's Off Off-Broadway Short Play Festival (OOB), the nation's premier short play competition, is excited to open 2019 ticket sales with an announcement of this year's Top 30 playwrights.  (more...)

3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall3VIEWS ON THEATER Launches This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

The Lillys - in partnership with a broad coalition of theater artists - is pleased to announce 3Views on Theater, a new online journal aimed to expand and deepen theater journalism, writing in many voices about our community. 3Views will generate original content in three categories: Reviews, Interviews, and Purviews (articles submitted by theater artists including responses to reviews, original reviews, opinion pieces, and features). (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For Performance Outreach Program, New Work, and MoreLa Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For Performance Outreach Program, New Work, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the appointment of National Disability Theatre (NDT) Co-Executive Directors Talleri A. McRae and Mickey Rowe as the Playhouse's 2019/2020 Artists-in-Residence. (more...)

Seattle Public Theater Announces 2019/20 SeasonSeattle Public Theater Announces 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Seattle Public Theater is thrilled to announce its 2019/20 Season full of nationally recognized playwrights and award-winning titles all with superb conversations at their core.  Our season includes the delicious satire The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa Fasthorse;  Joshua Harmon's Admissions, a dramedy that takes an extremely timely look at the privilege of getting into college; Pipeline by Dominque Morisseau, a deeply moving story of a mother's fight to give her son a future; and the achingly human and often humorous Cost of Living by Martyna Majok, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

MTC's CONTINUITY Opens TomorrowMTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opens tomorrow night at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). (more...)

Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Tuesday, May 21. (more...)

Team Behind ONCE To Debut SING STREET Musical At New York Theatre WorkshopTeam Behind ONCE To Debut SING STREET Musical At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop has announced three productions for its 2019/20 Season. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Gala to Honor the Marathon of One-Act PlaysEnsemble Studio Theatre Gala to Honor the Marathon of One-Act Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE announces its 50th Birthday Gala honoring the people and legacy of EST's Marathon of One-Act Plays. The 50th Birthday Gala will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30PM at the New York Museum of Contemporary Art (528 West 39th Street, 3rd Fl.). (more...)

Rachel Chavkin's ANNIE SALEM, THE NOTEBOOK, and More Slated for 35th Powerhouse SeasonRachel Chavkin's ANNIE SALEM, THE NOTEBOOK, and More Slated for 35th Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announce the programming lineup for their upcoming 35th Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season that brings together some of today's most influential theatrical voices for fully-staged productions, workshop presentations, readings, and other works in progress for theater, film and television. (more...)

Breaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for DramaBreaking: Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW Wins the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview has officially won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!VIDEO: Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Today, April 15 (3pm EST), Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy will announce the winners of the the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, including the finalists and winners for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This announcement marks the 103rd year of the Prizes. For more information on this year's and all past years' winners and finalists, please visit http://www.Pulitzer.org. (more...)

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